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19 June 1813, Alexandria. “I beg leave to hand you the annexed act. of the goods your Stewert bought for you, which an absence from home immediately after has prevented my sending sooner; but expect he gave in a memorandum of them, previous to his leaving your service.” RC and enclosure ( NN ). RC 1 p. Docketed by JM. The enclosure is a list of goods (1 p.), including wine, loaf sugar,...
The pipe of Wine ordered by your favour of 2d. instt. would have been sent up by this days packet had Mr. Booth who generally goes in her & is a trusty man been in her this day. Should you send some one to take charge of it, it might go at any time, which might be the best way, as I understand Mr. Booth has not been down for some days; otherwise it shall be sent the first time he is down. I...
Enclosed are two bills of lading of your effets shipped on board the Schr. Nancy Walker for Fredericksburg. Having received no directions as to whom consign’d have taken the bills of lading to order & endorsed them in blanc, which requires your filling up the endorsment to the person to whom consign’d. I regret the hurry you have been subjected to, as Captn. Walker is now detained till...
24 December 1811, Alexandria. “Enclosed is Messrs. Murdoch Y. W. & Co.’s draft on you in my favor for £60. Stg for your last pipe of wine, the amount of which you have been good enough to remit me per your letter of 16th. instt. The vessel I have mentioned before will sail for Madeira, in case you should have any further commands to go by her.” RC and enclosure ( DLC ). RC 1 p. Docketed by JM....
I have the honor to inform you that Mess. Dupont Bauduy & Co. have authorised me to give the following prices for Merino Wool in the rough For full Blood $1.25 ⅞ do.  1.12½ ¾ do.  1. & ½ do.   .87½ These Gentlemen observe that they except from these prices some flocks which have been imported of so indifferent a quality that the full blood is no better than the ordinary half blood, which half...
I am favor’d with your letter of 23d. instt. & shall have particular pleasure in endeavouring to procure you a qr. cask of Port & one of Termo, to your satisfaction. It would be equally pleasing to me to see you command my services at all times when they can be acceptable & remain with highest regard very respectfully your Obedt. Servt. RC ( DLC ). Letter not found.
Your obliging favor of 13th. instt. has been duly recd. & will have the pleasure to ship you per first opportunity for Fredericksburg the qr. Cask Lisbon wine @ $2 p Gn. & a pipe @ $1.25 care of Mr. Stone. I had your letter being recd. 2 or 3 days sooner could have sent them immediately. I shall not forget your wish for a quarter Cask of Termo whenever an opportunity presents it self of...
14 December 1811, Alexandria. “I have the honor to inform you that, to my great astonishment your messenger Ths. McGraw called on me this afternoon to inform me that owing to being disappointed by the Skipper of the packet, who promised him to go up yesterday afternoon, & again today,… he was still here. As it realy appears that the blame lays entirely with the packet man, who it seems has no...
24 September 1810, Alexandria. Informs JM of the arrival of the brig Columbia from Madeira with wine for JM and a draft to be paid to Messrs. Murdoch. Requests JM to accept and return the draft and to give him instructions for the delivery of the wine. RC ( DLC ). 1 p. Docketed by JM.
The Sloop Wm. & Henry, Captn. Crosby having offer’d for Fredericksburg since my respects of instt. I have shipped by her to Mr. Wm. S. Stone your pipe & quarter Cask of Lisbon Wine, amounting p bill annexed to $180.83. Your letter directing the shipment of this wine to Mr. Stone making no mention of that Gentleman’s Christian name, have been rather at a loss in that ⟨respect,?⟩ but am informed...
31 March 1812, Alexandria. “I expect in very few days to be able to send you the pipe of Lisbon wine you have been good enough to order. I have now on hand 1 pipe, 2 hhds & 1 qr. cask good market Madeira wine, which am authorised to sell @ $250. p pipe in order to close sales, such as have always sold for $300. Will you give me leave to send you a pipe, being actually a sacrifice? The quarter...
The bearer of this Mr. Manuel Torres who has been particularly recommanded to me, having after considerable meditation & labor matured quite a new plan of taxes, which he believes to be well calculated to releave the United States from their pecuniary embarrassments, wishes to submit it to the consideration of Government. Knowing the favorable reception which every thing intended for the...
In answer to your favor of this date believe Messrs. Dupont Bauduy & Co. will make no purchases of Merino Wool in this neighborhood, at all events till the great question of peace or war is settled; having very large flocks themselves & I believe the article beginning to be pretty plenty to the northward, can be bought there on better terms than that bought here would stand them in. I expect...
Your obliging favors of 20th. ulto. & 1st. instr. have both been recd, the former unfortunately immediately after the departure of the vessel with your Wine, so that the barrel of Vinegar will have to wait till the next opportunity, for which am on the look out; the latter enclosing your check in my favor for $180.83 for which am much obliged. Requesting you freely to command my services...
I directed some days ago the skipper of a vessel bound to Fredericksburg to wait on you respecting the articles you have to send there, but he found you had just left Washington for Annapolis. If I can be of any further service in that respect, you will please command them. Annexed is a memorandum of the few expences paid on the articles already sent, as well as the charges of importation on...
I have the pleasure to advise you having shipped your bll of Vinegar to Mr. Wm. Stone of Fredericksburg, which from its price & quality joined expect you will be pleased with it. At foot is bill of its cost. With highest regard Your most obedt. Serv RC ( DLC ). Account clipped from document.
Your obliging favor of 14th. instt. has brought me your check for $268.65 in full for charges on your 2 pipes of Wine, for which please accept my thanks. I can hear as yet of no vessel for Fredericksburg, but would not the Steamboat take charge of goods for Potomac Creek from whence they might be waggon’d across? As soon as I hear of a direct conveyance will not fail to inform you of it, &...
Philadelphia, May 29, 1797. “The enclosed extract of a Letter lately received from General Schuyler will create much uneasiness amongst the Dutch proprietors who have obtained the faculty to hold their Lands in the state of New York ’till the 11th. April 1803. A Law passed in the last Session extends that faculty ’till 1816. provided the Dutch Proprietors shall interest themselves as...
New York, 5 Oct. 1792. He transmits a letter to the President from Mr. Alta which he received from Messrs. Van Staphorst of Amsterdam, who assure him that Alta is highly esteemed in Holland for his agricultural knowledge. RC ( DLC ); 1 p.; in French; at foot of text: “Philadelphie Monsieur Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Oct. 1792 and so recorded in SJL . Eelko Alta was a defrocked...
2 January 1805, Paris. Takes the liberty of introducing to JM the bearer, Maximilian Godefroy, a man of merit and honor, who will inform JM of the object of his visit to the United States. If Jefferson remembers Cazenove, asks that JM ask the president’s protection for Godefroy. Hopes JM will excuse him for thus recalling himself to JM’s memory. RC ( DLC ). 1 p.; in French; docketed by JM....
Philadelphia, January 25, 1796. Acknowledges receipt of Hamilton’s letter of January 22, 1796 . Discusses legislation necessary for the ownership of land in New York State by aliens. LC , Gemeentearchief Amsterdam, Holland Land Company. These documents were transferred in 1964 from the Nederlandsch Economisch-Historisch Archief, Amsterdam. This letter, which is in French, was addressed to H in...
Philadelphia, July 5, 1797. States: “Mr. Benson’s absence retarding the answer upon my letter of the 29 May, which answer I have sollicited from your friendship, permit me to add to that letter some observations relative to the same Subject.” Asks if the Holland Land Company “is allowed to sell at 10 & 12 years credit;… will She be allowed to hold the mortgage upon the Land as a pledge for the...
New York, April 29, 1795. “Je vous serez bien obligé d aider de vos conseils & bons services en votre nouvelle qualité d’homme de Loy. Le porteur de la presente, Mr Boon, co-interessé & directeur d’un etablissement que l’association des maisons d’amsterdam (dont les noms sont connus) a fait commencer sur les terrains dit Service patent….” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. See H to...
Les lumières et l’intégrité du Ministre des finances sont constatés par les principes qu’il établit et qu’il developpe dans le rap̄ort qu’Il a delivré le 14 Janvier dr. Il y fait aux Citoyens des Etats Unis un présent digne d’Eux, en les engageant d’établir un ordre sage et immuable dans leurs finances et en les detournant de la funeste impolitique de mepriser la foy publique. Ce rap̄ort...
Je vous prie de me faire savoir si les éclaircissemens que vous désirés rélativemt. aux piastres seront fournis par la réponse aux questions detaillées sur la Notte que j’ai l’honnr. de vous envoyer. Mes amis d’hollande m’ont authorisés á leur assurer quelque intérét dans les entreprises utiles qui se formeroient ici: je considere comme tel le plan de la Compe. de manufactures que Mr. Duer m’a...
Quelques détails Sur les circonstances & le Carracterre des propriétaires des titres à la charge des Etats Unis provenants des Emprunts faits en Hollande, mettront le mieux à même de juger la probabilité de la réussite de la mutation projettée & de l’espéce d’appas qui tenterait les propriétaires. Quoi qu’il y ait sans doute dans les Provinces Unies un grand nombre de particuliers fort riches,...
The Petition of James Cebra of the City of New York humbly Sheweth. That your Petitioner is a Native of this City, in which he has formerly sustained the Character of a reputable Merchant, to which Business he was regularly bred: that he lived untill the late War, reputably and comfortably, but from its Effects, has become at the age of Fifty Nine, unable to support a Wife and small infirm...
13 June 1812, Elkton. Enclose “certain resolutions of the Citizens of Cecil County expressive of their sentiments and feelings on the present State of our public Affairs.” RC and enclosure ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). RC 1 p.; signed by David Smith and John Partridge as chairman and secretary of the meeting, respectively. For enclosure (7 pp.), see n. 1. The enclosure was a record of a meeting held at...
Printed announcement: American Philosophical Society Weddings of the children of Parisian nobility and haute bourgeoisie were announced by notices issued by both families. Spare in wording, these coordinated announcements mention neither date nor place. Franklin received at least ten sets of these notices, characterized by a large initial M, often highly decorated, in the upper left corner. The...
Lyons, France, 12 Jan. 1801 . TJ’s great reputation prompts her to write in regard to the estate of Gaspard Cenas, who died in Philadelphia about two and a half years ago. Gaspard’s father François Cenas, who lives in a home for elderly people in Lyons, is unable to pursue inquiries with regard to the estate. The writer, the Widow Durand, is François Cenas’s daughter and has taken up the...
Articles of Agreement made and concluded this twenty third day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventeen between Alexander Garrett as Proctor of the Central College in Albemarle on the one part and John M. Perry on the other part, Witness, First, that a Pavilion or Schoolhouse being to be built for the said College on one of the lots of land purchased for the s d College of the said
An Act for establishing a College in the county of Albemarle and for amending the act for establishing public schools. Be it enacted by the General assembly that there shall be established in the county of Albemarle , at the place which has been, or shall be established selected by the trustees of Albemarle Academy , and in lieu of such academy , an institution for the education of youth, to...
This indenture made on the 23 d day of June 1817. between John Perry & Frances T Perry his wife of the county of Albemarle on the one part and Alexander Garrett proctor of the Central college acting in trust for the sd college on the other part witnesseth that the sd John
“On Monday last, our court day in Charlottesville , we were gratified in seeing together, Mr. Jefferson , Mr. Madison and Mr. Monroe , the three most illustrious men of Virginia , and successive Presidents of the U. States . The presence of these gentlemen, two of whom have filled with distinguished ability and success, the first office in the gift of a free people, and have successively...
Whereas by an Act of the General Assembly for appropriating a part of the revenue of the literary fund to the endowment of an University and for the appointment of Commissioners to enquire & report to the legislature a proper site for the same, the said Commissioners are authorized “to receive any voluntary contributions whether conditional or absolute, whether in land, money, or other...
I postponed the anser to your Kind letter I received by Miss Trista because I couldnt give you any notice of the marbre bust which I find out lately in new York at the costum house under the care of Mr. Siton without any dictiones [i.e. directions], oing thus mistaken to my agent in Florens. I fill my self relieved by the mortification I […] thinkin of the disappointement of your Daughter in...
By the infamous manner with which I have been treated about the plan of suscription, (of which by this time you must be well acquainted) I find my self very much hurted in every respects. The President suscribed generousely but his act was not appreciated, I then withdron his suscription papers and consigned to the care of Mr Randolph from which I had recceived it. Some of the Manegers where...
Mr Ceracchi’s respectfull compliments to the Wise President, and takes the Liberty to beg him to present the annexed Medal to Mrs: Adams, he hopes that this Respectable Lady in honor him with her acceptance, will tink it as a very small degree of the high estime that he intertones for the sobjet reppresented in the Medal, as well as for his family. MHi : Adams Papers.
I take the liberty to enclose to you a Copy of a Memorial which I have the honor of presenting this day to Congress—Give me leave to submit it to the Friend and Patron of the fine Arts as well as to the President of the United States. I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Sir Your most obedient and most humble Servant LS , DLC:GW . The son of a Roman goldsmith, sculptor Giuseppe...
I have been just aquented that the notes of invitation for the general meeting been send by Mr Bingham without any signature, the Gentilmen which recceived them where offended and not willing to attend. If you was to approve it Sir another meeting ought to be called by, and in the names of the five Manegers, as a wright, with publiching in the news papers, an article addressed to the public,...
and persecutions I the anser that contr my com ing in this hapi Contry oigerin Mrs: Ceracchi persuaded here self of this necesstety, and resolved to acconpen me with the reste of the family, wich accompliscad my desires. in few days I shall set of for Philodelphia, where I would wishe to resing my respects to you I hope by this time you will have reccived your bust I had the pleasure to cot in...
As soon I received your valuable Suscription for the National Monument I send it to those Gentilmen appointed to promote the plan, I imagined that under such Reputable Auspice might be forword it with success. but I was disappointed with astonishement when it was told me, that various causes actuating towgater produced invincible difficulties ageinst it, and your example in having suscribed...
No man is happier then I’m in this moment, for I rely feel a tru satisfactory honor in addressing the President of the Unit. Stat’s. I shall communicate this sensetion to my Cildren, they shall learn to pronounce General Washingtons’ name with the highst admiration, and shall, inspire the desire to addresse personaly the Hero of America universily admired trowout the world. My worth being to...
Abstract. 28 July 1792, Amsterdam. Professes great esteem for JM and inquires about the “Monumento per celebrare la Libertà Americana” (the equestrian statue of Washington authorized by Congress in 1783 which Ceracchi hoped to execute). RC ( NjP : Andre deCoppet Collection). One page, written in Italian. Docketed by JM. Ceracchi, an Italian sculptor, first met JM in 1791 when the two men...
By farther information I am absolutely convinced that I have been infamousely dupped by all those persons which have been the busi body of the suscription plan, therfore I must withdrow my self from this scandalous businiss. The summes that cost me ammount to 75000. Dallars and so disononorable expended of which 8500. since my returne. I hope it will be find just on my part to call for the...
Paris, 4 Thermidor Year 8 [ i.e. 23 July 1800 ]. Mr. Bohlen, in repeated letters sent through Amsterdam, having advised him to write to TJ on the subject of the monuments to be built in America to the glory of liberty and to the memory of George Washington, he takes this occasion “to renew my correspondance and presente to you the sentiments of my estime.” He is certain that TJ will not have...
Mr King Boudinot and Wollcot will better explane the reason of there unsincerity respecting the plan of the National Monument they have connected other plots more pernicious, because secretly acting ageinst it to destroi it. My situation thank God, is for to be as the President immagin but if I should give time to the American egerness for foregn mony, my fortune might have been furthed at...
Bein upon my departure for Europe I take the Liberty to draw upon you the somme of 250 . Dollars in favour of Mr George Meade, which you will be pluesed to pay, for the price of Your medallion in alabaster Originaly performed by me. In another I shal explane the cause of my living so soon thi Country while with consideration I am Sir Yor. Most Obt Sert I have kept the above bill & will be...
With graet satisfaction I have recieved the honour of your first letter dated from Philodelphia the 14 of last Nov. in which I find explaned the case that retards the resolution on the intended Monument, which at any time that it will be resolved, I shall consider it as the most honorable commission coming to me throughof your inflonce with the United States, and the patronage you are plesed...
The confidence I put in the persuation of the most high Caracters of this Country, which have all at once retracted from there promises of promoting the plan of a National Monument puts me in the necssity of taking the prudent step to returne to Europe directely My expences having been of graet consideration, and increased by my application in the Noble monumental plan I am in the necessity of...